dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Clayton, California

Clayton, California is 5 miles SE of Concord, California (center to center) and 20 miles NE of Oakland, California. It is in Contra Costa county. The city is part of the Oakland metro area. 

Clayton History

Joel Henry Clayton, along with his two brothers, laid out the foundations of city of Clayton in the year 1857. The town was named after Joel Clayton after a coin toss made him a winner against his brother Henry Norton. An initial effort to incorporate the town failed in 1960, but following a rekindling of the Clayton Revolution, the area was incorporated officially in the year 1964. With this, Clayton became the 13th city in Contra Costa County.

Clayton and nearby Attractions

  • Clayton Historical Society Museum
  • Clayton City Hall
  • Peacock Creek
  • Oakhurst Country Club
  • Clayton Park

Things To Do In Clayton

Visitors interested in the historical and cultural background of the city of Clayton can take a tour of the museums, halls and other memorial buildings. The city has some beautiful creeks like the Peacock Creek, the Donner Creek and the Back Creek. The Oakhurst Country Club offers a range of entertainment facilities for the visitors. One can also visit the Clayton Park and the Clayton Community Ballfields with family and friends. Shoppers can browse through the numerous shops at the Clayton Station Shopping Center.

Clayton Transportation

The local airport is the Metropolitan Oakland International Airport.

Clayton Higher Education

Los Medanos College is the local college.

People

Total Population 11,497
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 5,380
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 60%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.5%
Median Earnings25+ $78,442
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $43,684
Median Earnings With High School Degree $60,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $141,250
% Above Poverty Level 96%
% Below Poverty Level 4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 8.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 9.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.6%
Median Gross Rent $2,372
Median House Value $600,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.6%
US/American 0.4%
English 14.1%
Irish 19.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Clayton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Concord, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles NE of Oakland, California
County Contra Costa
Standard Zip Codes 94517
Phone Area Codes 925
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.941
Longitude -121.934

Clayton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNT DIABLO JUNCTION
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 56 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 23.9 inches
Station MARTINEZ WATER PLANT
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 55 to 87 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 19.5 inches
Station UPPER SAN LEANDRO FLTR
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 58 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 54 to 75 F
Oct Temp 52 to 73 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Antioch 107,501 $70,583
Concord 126,268 $79,566
Danville 43,410 $161,650
Pittsburg 66,947 $66,430
Pleasant Hill 34,155 $109,381
Walnut Creek 66,799 $116,350

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Master of Social Work - Macro
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical
  • Master of Social Work

Why is Boston University ranked #39 in national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2017? And what is the catalyst that prompts 33,106 students to call BU their home every semester? It's in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it. Founded in 1839, Boston University is one of America's largest and most respected private research universities. It offers a unique combination of academic excellence and social relevance for its more than 33,000 students from 135 different countries. 

Programs
  • Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Dedicated to helping students build bright futures through a powerful education
  • 50+ programs for bachelor & associate degrees, career diplomas, & certificates
  • 98% of graduates are satisfied with their Penn Foster studies
  • Pay tuition in full & save up to 25% or sign up for low monthly payments w/ 0% interest
  • Penn Foster is the perfect choice for flexible courses in many growing industries
Programs
  • Visual Arts (BFA)
  • Web Design (C)
  • Fashion Retailing (D)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide
  • Join our next Open House on 10/21 (10/28 @ select locations)!
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
  • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in E-Learning

The George Washington University (GW) was founded in 1821 and is located in Washington, D.C., the heart of international law, health care and business. Our location and close relationships with prominent health care agencies and their officials distinguish the opportunities we provide our students.

Programs
  • A.S. - Healthcare Information Technology
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • A.S.- Health Sciences (Pharmacy Technician)

  • Career Training Online: Ultimate Medical Academy is committed to helping you succeed in a healthcare career. That’s why we offer assistance from the very beginning, throughout training, and even after you graduate.
  • Get personalized attention with UMA: One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services—they’re all included in Ultimate Medical Academy’s competitively priced tuition.
  • Engaging Online Learning: You’ll get individual feedback from your instructors, watch educational videos, participate in discussion boards and have access to live study group sessions.
  • Career Services: UMA has a relationship with more than 100,000 employer locations across the country and we use that network to search for job opportunities and schedule interviews for our graduates.
  • Let’s Talk: As a nationally accredited school, we provide quality career training online and at our Clearwater, Florida campus. Let’s talk about your needs, your career goals and how UMA can help you succeed.
Study Online in Clayton
Additional Resources
Info for Clayton Government Officials


Are you an official in the Clayton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top